Eliza has 15 years experience working with special-needs children – treating issues such as attention problems, hyperactivity, impulsive problems, social-skills deficit, as well as conditions resulting from brain injuries like epilepsies, brain trauma, and brain tumors.
Her specialty is in the assessment and intervention of psychological issues in children and adolescents. She tailors support programs for parents and children based on their needs, to help maximize their growth potential and excel in Hong Kong’s demanding learning environment. Prior to private practice, Eliza has practiced in an NGO, and the Child Assessment Service at the Department of Health from 1998 to 2007. She served as clinical supervisor for Clinical Psychology trainees for 5 years. She has also served in an attachment service at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
Winnie is experienced in conducting psycho-educational assessments and providing psychological treatments for learning, emotional, and behavioral problems.
During her graduate studies in the U.S., Winnie has practiced in numerous community mental health centers in the State of Pennsylvania where she treated children, adolescents, and adults suffering from conditions like depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, and substance abuse. Winnie has been practicing locally in Hong Kong since 1999 – in roles in the Student Health Service and Child Assessment Service under the Hong Kong Department of Health; as well as the Student Counselling and Development Service at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In her doctorate studies, Winnie specialized in the research of expressive styles of anger, and anger management, as well as the relation between individualism, collectivism, and cultural differences in emotion and display rules.